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NYSCW Coalition Statement on PINS funding in 2020 State Budget

“On behalf of the statewide Child Welfare Coalition, we applaud the Governor and State Legislature for reaching an adopted budget agreement that ensures children and families have access to diversion and respite services to prevent Persons In Need of S …

Honor the Victims of the Youth Justice System Through Continued Advocacy

We are thinking of Kalief Browder and his family. In 2010, Kalief was detained at Rikers Island at 16 while awaiting trial. He was wrongfully accused of stealing a backpack – a charge that was eventually dropped in 2013. For three years, Kalief as a te …

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